Published: January 22, 2018
Here’s a message from the creator of the first-ever pop-up ad: It’s obvious now that what we did was a […]
Published: January 16, 2018
Last week, Sean Coates posted a question asking for names of women that helped to craft the web in its […]
Published: January 9, 2018
When Kevin Lynch started going around and talking to web designers, he wrote everything down. He was interested in the hurdles that […]
Published: January 2, 2018
Geocities is likely a site you’ve heard of. It may even have been a site that you used. It’s origin, and the movement it later inspired, is an incredible story of self-expression and serendipity.
Published: November 20, 2017
On December 16th 2010, sometime in the morning, employees at Yahoo gathered together for an all-hands staff meeting, addressing some […]
Published: November 13, 2017
I could have titled this “A Tale of Two Acquisitions,” but I already used that one. Still, we’re going to […]
Published: November 6, 2017
When you think of HTML and CSS, you probably imagine them as a package deal. But for years after Tim […]
Published: October 30, 2017
Archiving the web is an important mission and the resources it requires is immense. It is thanks to a select few that it gets done at all.
Published: October 23, 2017
A lot can be done with each pixel on a website, but only a few people have tried creating websites one pixel at a time.
Published: October 16, 2017
If you’re on the web, chances are you’ve heard of LiveJournal. But you may not have heard of it lately. It […]
Published: October 9, 2017
I’d really recommend reading a thread on Eric Meyer’s blog from early 2007. In it, he poses a pretty simple […]
Published: October 2, 2017
Communities on the web often formed around common interests and niches. As they grew, their utility began to shift to more mainstream elements